- Transport: by air.
Day 1: Fly to Dire Dawa and drive 55 km to the old walled city of Harar. In the evening watch the performance of Hyena man. Overnight in Harar.
Day 2: City tour of Harar, the Rimbaud house, typical traditional Harari House, the Christian market, the big colorful market, the museum and the wall. Proceed driving to Dire Dawa for overnight stay. Overnight in Dire Dawa.
Day 3: After breakfast sightseeing of Dire Dawa, transfer to the Airport, and fly back to Addis Ababa, transfer to Bole International Airport for the final departure.
Harar: Harar’s heritage is almost entirely Muslim and oriental. The most dominant features, apart form its strong encircling walls, is its rich and exciting market place-probably the most colorful in Ethiopia, with its 90 mosques and shrines, Harar is considered to be the fourth most sacred centre of the Islamic world. Its Islamic character is best expressed in the Grand Mosque (Al Jami), which dominates the town. Harar, which has no airport, is 523 km from Addis Ababa, 332 km. from Awash station and 55 km. from Dire Dawa (the town has an airport). It can be reached by a good, scenic asphalt road.
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Africa Ethiopia History Whiz Archeology/History
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